Example sentences for: inscription

How can you use “inscription” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "The cover of every Bible to bear the sacred inscription 'As seen on TV!

  • For instance, a ninth-century B.C. inscription memorializing a victory over the "House of David" provides material evidence of the Jewish king's existence, while the remains of a crucifixion victim indicate that the Romans would have killed Jesus as the gospels allege.

  • At the top of the village, near the church is a small cemetery overlooking the Mediterranean; a simple cement slab bears the inscription: Robert Graves, Poeta, 1895–1985.

  • Just as an example: I almost wish I didn't know that the inscription Emma Bovary put on the walking stick she gave to her lover, Rodolphe, was stolen verbatim from a gift that Gustave Flaubert got himself, from his lover Louise Colet.

  • There is a lovely fifth-century Garuda, and near it, on a memorial pillar, the earliest historical document in Nepal, an inscription of the same period concerning the Licchavi King Manadeva.


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